Men’s Basketball Receives National Team Academic Excellence Award for MAC-Best Fifth Time

July 17, 2020 | Athletics, News, Alumni
By Steve Easton

The Toledo men’s basketball team has received the National Association of Basketball CoachesTeam Academic Excellence Award, it was announced Thursday.

The award is in its eighth year of existence, and the Rockets have received the award on five occasions.

Toledo’s five Team Academic Excellence Awards leads all Mid-American Conference schools, with Central Michigan and Western Michigan being honored three times. Eastern Michigan and Kent State have been recognized once.

The Team Academic Excellence Award recognizes NCAA and NAIA men’s basketball teams that earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better throughout the 2019-20 academic year.

The Rockets posted a 3.22 GPA during the 2019-20 academic year with Luke Knapke, Spencer Littleson and Blake Williams earning spots in the National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court. Read the UToledo News story.

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